Baseball Crank
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February 8, 2008

David Cone - much unlike others in ownership and union leadership - takes some responsibility for his role in preventing steroid testing.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 11:11 PM | Baseball 2008 | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Listened to him interviewed by Mike and the Dog (which you can get on podcast), and he said the same thing. He's really a very well spoken, interesting guy.

Posted by: A.S. at February 9, 2008 10:03 AM

Good for Cone. Unlike a lot of athletes, he seems to have grown up from who he used to be back in his Mets days.

Posted by: Jerry at February 9, 2008 4:29 PM

I had not heard about the owners putting steroid testing on the agenda in the early '90s.
This changes my opinion of the baseball drug cheating. I now put the full blame on the players union who evidently felt that dollars was worth more than the law and players health. Question: why are owners involved in drug cheating testing at all - why aren't the players doing it on their own with their own hired lab and disciplinary board?

Posted by: seePea at February 10, 2008 1:06 PM
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